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Learning the hard way: expectations and experiences of infant feeding support.

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BACKGROUND: Breastfeeding involves learning for women and their infants. For emotional, social, and developmental reasons this type of feeding is recommended for all newborn infants but for those in exceptional circumstances. The objective of this study was to gain a better understanding of what is needed in the early days to enable women to initiate and continue breastfeeding their infants. METHODS: Data from a large-scale national survey of women's experience of maternity care in England w...

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Journal:
Birth (Berkeley, Calif.)
Volume:
39
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-29
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1523-536X
ISSN:
0730-7659
URN:
uuid:51cee250-7d0a-487a-96c7-abcc5cddc67c
Source identifiers:
313161
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pubs:313161

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